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Travel agents protest AA commission reduction

The Asociación Dominicana de Agentes de Viajes (ADAVIT), the Sociedad de Agencias de Viajes Autorizadas (SAVIA) and the Asociación Dominicana de Tour Operadores (ADOTUR) requested the intervention of the Civil Aviation Board to annul the announced American Airlines reduction in travel agent commissions on prepaid tickets from 10 to 6%. The new commission is due …
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AA reduces travel agent commissions from 10 to 6%

The Dominican Travel Agency Association (ADAVIT) and the Dominican Tour Operators Association protested the decision of American Airlines to reduce travel agents’ commission on the sale of American Airlines and American Eagle airline tickets. The airline reduced the commission from 10 to 6%, or a 40% decline. Raul Fiallo, director of AA in the DR, …
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Colonial monuments to become entertainment centers

Minister of Tourism Felix Jiménez said that the private sector will soon operate concessions at many principal national monuments, including the Fortaleza Ozama, the San Francisco Ruins, the Nicolas de Bari Hospital in Santo Domingo, and the San Felipe Fort in Puerto Plata. He said the government is studying offers made by six companies that …